"May We See Your Guns?"

Discussion in 'The Constitutional & RKBA Forum' started by SaddleSarge, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. SaddleSarge

    SaddleSarge New Member

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    And so it begins.:mad: You KNOW that the serial numbers the BATFE agents take down are going into some fed database:mad::mad:

    I've said it before and I'll say it again, BATFE is nothing but an overgrown tax collection agency with overblown delusions of grandeur and hugely bloated bureacracy with an vastly overestimated sence of its own importance and usefulness.
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    I'd like to hear some 'ol rancher say, "well, you ain't got eyes wide enough ta' see all of 'em at once, and I ain't got time for tha grand tour..." :D
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    Well, you ain't got eyes wide enough ta' see all of 'em at once, and I ain't got time for tha grand tour.

    :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D ;);)
  5. ponycar17

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    Sarge, that's great! I've been watching the Beverley Hillbilly's lately, even though my wife tells me to turn it... :rolleyes: She changed her tune when she figured out that our 2 year old watches it like it's some magical cartoon. :D I think that some of the stuff they say is hilarious. It's got me thinking in that mindset for a while. There was a lot of wisdom shared in that show. :D
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    You sure can, when I see a warrant.
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    "In each case, the agents were making inquiries based on the number of firearms these NRA members had recently bought, and in some cases the agents said they were asking because the members had bought types of guns that are frequently recovered in Mexico. "

    Read the wording. If they know you recently bought it then they know you bought it. Why go and ask if you bought it? Ahhhh maybe to see if the person who bought it actually ownes it. Maybe they are trying to find straw sales.
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    I'd tell them the same thing regardless... [​IMG] THEM!!!!
    :D:D:D;););)
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    "But in other cases, the questioning may simply be based on information in dealers' records, with agents trying to "profile" potentially suspicious purchases."

    This is what i believe exactly happened here. Agents are skimming through 4473's and probably noticing multipal purchases of a type of weapon. This is profiling and we all know that's wrong. I see what they are probably trying to do but if they are so concerned then just sit in the dealers shop. I have no problem with them trying to stop straw sales. I dont believe that is the real issue or what there after. This has probably been intimidating to those who have been visited. that may be the effect their after. You buy guns were gona come see you.

    You dont want to go to citizens homes. if they show up at your house that means they suspect you of something. I guess the real question is why do they give a hoot about Mexico? Last time i checked that is a country outside of the US.

    I was merly trying to get an insite at what they might be after. Now after much thought, i must say i am not so sure.

    As far as a data bank goes I am absolutly sure that everytime a 4473 is filled out data is taken. You would be a fool to think otherwise.
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    I've always said that the 4473 is nothing but a thinly veiled form of backdoor registration.

    If they go to someone's house because they suspect them of wrongdoing, then they would have a signed warrant. If they're just knocking on doors without warrants, then that means they are trying to intimidate and scare honest citizens out of buying guns. They want to knock on my door to see if I'm making straw purchases, let them come with a warrant. Otherwise that can sit on it and rotate, when they get ot the elbow the ride is over.
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    Come on bcj,

    Tell us how you really feel.......get it off of your chest. :D

    Does the phrase "Goose Stepping Morons" or "Jack Booted Thugs" or "Brown Shirts" spring to anyone's mind????
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    Seems to me they got it backwards, should'nt they get the guns from Mehico, trace them back to purchasers through dealer records? At least that way they know for sure the gun ended up down there, they can check 1000's of purchasers and never come across a crime. More government waste, or another hidden agenda? you decide, I already have.
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